Post by Vester Lombard on Mar 1, 2016 19:17:34 GMT
20 point hoop locked down! No need for any Keeping help. I doubt Booker will take 28% odds at a long shot (This is the power of leaving people with a lingering 1 IP. It's not enough to rest but it discourages hard actions). If they want 10s they can have 'em. Chase and Beat away!!
Post by Vester Lombard on Mar 1, 2016 19:19:44 GMT
All 3 of them are at -1 already, so no need to Club anyone, just Bludger beat. I'm not sure what Sharlot should do because I want her to stick to Easy actions. Maybe she'll take 10 point shot if you can luckily bludger beat all 3 of them.
Since they may target me this period, for the reasons Vester mentioned; I should spread out my Chases in case they locked down a goal like we did. With them beaten up slightly and the 20 point locked down, it's a good time to spread that lead!
Ginger patted her head playfully and turned to address the team.
"With Walltur and Booker on the ropes I think I should focus on getting a few hits in to Charlie and possibly Quinn. They're almost sure to rest this round but she's been doing a decent amount of damage and stopping her streak now may be worth it to get you guys ahead a little. Charlie has been plodding along looking for that snitch and I think we can afford to wail on him a little now rather than later. Thoughts?"
Post by Vester Lombard on Mar 2, 2016 17:49:11 GMT
Nice work Flobberworms! We're a solid 60 points up but we have to remember that if they grab the snitch and chase 30 more points than us in a period they can still win, so we have to maintain that gap. We've got a huge advantage since both of their shooters are injured, which should cost them each a rest action.
Do we want to maintain our no-snitch strategy so Sharlot can focus on Beating? Or should Sharlot try and end the game now with a couple searches (and I could use my last action to search) and end with a seek?
To maintain the gap, do we want to play heavy defense, OR counter any goals they score by playing heavy offense against their likely unattended goal?
With the point gap increasing, I think they are likely to repeat the same strategy of Booker Assissting, so that the others can shoot 30 pointers (They all have some sort of Chase bonus already). My guess is they will abandon beating and make Quinn an additional Chaser.
"Agreed, I think on my end I need to wail on Quinn. I think the safest route is to search and seek between yourself and Sharlot, and defend whatever we can while I try to hobble Quinn and if I have an extra action, hit Charlie."
Ginger thought for a moment and added, "If they only need to find the snitch and score thirty points or so (assuming we fail ours, worst case), I think it's most likely they will aim for the easy hoop a few times and possibly the medium hoop. There's no benefit I think to them going for the higher point hoops if they're trying to end it easily, especially since most of their best scoring members are injured. I think we should defend those most heavily."
Fair enough, I hadn't considered Keeping since my main focus has been on Beating. I only have +2 but between the two of us, we may be able to Lock-Down all three goals... unless we really fall on our faces. Want to go that route? You've got better odds, so if you want to give that a go, I'll pick up anything you miss if I can and if somehow I have an extra action I can hit someone.
Fair enough, I like to spread the defense. They seem a little ruffled by you predicting their behavior so well, might make them go wildcard. But if I'm not going to lock-down, do you want me to just try to block it?
As for Sharlot, I think we should go for it. Let's end things if we can with a lead.
Post by Sharlot Lombard on Mar 2, 2016 19:26:46 GMT
I think I spotted sparkly! Should I go for the catch?
(Odds are 21% if she takes no IP. Or is it better to search again and set up for a 4th period grab? Is it even worth catching in the 4th period if we can maintain our lead? I think we should go for the catch. Let me know what you guys think.)
Seems I'm late to the party, but the solid Keeping rolls should help us maintain the lead. They have me knocked down by 2 IP, so maybe it's worth a rest action before going back to Chasing? It's the difference between a 36% or 21% chance of getting the 16+ required for a 30P shot.
I get the feeling that because they beat up Vester twice in a row; they'll do the same to me this round. If that's the case I may want to save the Rest and just go for low-scoring goals this round; and heal up on round 4. Thoughts?
Post by Vester Lombard on Mar 2, 2016 21:23:53 GMT
Either rest now or commit to not resting for the remainder of the game to use all your actions. If you rest later, then you're taking the Injury Penalty now AND losing an action later on. I recommend resting now because this game is likely to go into a 4th period.
Walltur: Mmk, I can see that now
Mar 17, 2016 15:19:37 GMT
Vester Lombard: Beating a seeker in the 4th is pretty huge. Each IP is essentially erasing the effect of one of their successful searches.
Mar 17, 2016 16:28:34 GMT
Quinn Starling: Yeah, I would have hit Ginger more if I thought she'd rest up or if you'd heal her. But I figured that you guys would maybe leave her at 2 since that was her max, especially since we decided to stay inujurred, too Lol
Mar 17, 2016 16:36:34 GMT
Quinn Starling: We planned back between periods 2-3 to consider staying injured if we got to -3 again, to waste any coming beatings. If you aim for low DCs, have enough skill to make up for the IP, AND get lucky, it's sometimes worth it to keep the damage & keep rolling
Mar 17, 2016 17:34:53 GMT
Vester Lombard: I think in the 2nd period you definitely have to rest. 3rd period, maybe, pending your team strategy. 4th period, probably not.
Mar 17, 2016 21:14:43 GMT
Sprye Tatel: In the interest of not adding a new post each day to the Space Debate threads, would we be interested in sharing ideas via Google Docs? tinyurl.com/zlk8sb3
Mar 21, 2016 5:01:20 GMT
Quinn Starling: I'm in favor of death penalty for illegal pretty floral bonnets. I think that needs to be an argument that happens Lol
Mar 21, 2016 13:54:41 GMT
Walltur: Pro, but under the argument that all viewers of the bonnet be executed, rather than the wearer. Deadly illegal bonnets
Mar 22, 2016 4:16:02 GMT
Quinn Starling: Depends on how pretty. We'd need a numerical rating scale, to start. Any bonnet rated 6 or over (by 2/3 vote of galactic council) is determined "pretty" and a single flower may be defined as "floral." Any fixture worn upon the head may serve as "bonnet."
Mar 22, 2016 15:54:13 GMT
Quinn Starling: (that's on a scale of 1-10) And I'd be against death penalty for illegal ones (unregistered, obtained illegally, etc.) Jail sentencing and community work are appropriate, but not death penalty. Too extreme.
Mar 22, 2016 15:56:18 GMT
Vester Lombard: While I am against the death penalty for pretty floral bonnets, I do think that all people who have encountered the bonnet should have their brains slightly melted. I think this would both save lives and prevent any risk of spreading that fashion
Mar 22, 2016 16:25:34 GMT
Sprye Tatel: Again with the slightly-melting brains proposal? Seems very convenient for the Muppet-race; who can re-grow/stuff brain cells! Whose pocket are you in? Who is pulling your strings!?
Mar 22, 2016 17:16:41 GMT
Sprye Tatel: I say that the punishment should fit the crime: The penalty for Pretty Floral Bonnet's (PFB's) should be death by PFB!
Mar 22, 2016 17:19:46 GMT
Quinn Starling: I have found my people. This is where I belong <3
Mar 22, 2016 23:08:03 GMT
Walltur: Any games coming down the pipe? Online practice game of Cornucopia?
Apr 6, 2016 15:19:22 GMT
Vester Lombard: If you guys want we could try doing some online Galactic Debate. It would lose a bit of the spontaneous improv element when played on the forum, but maybe it could at least help figure out which cards are fun or boring.
Apr 11, 2016 16:36:36 GMT
Quinn Starling: We could schedule a "live" session and either skype or have the speaker type up their response within a certain time frame. So, speaker says they're free at 9pm. At 8:55 they're given their topic, then they have from 9:00-9:05 to type up their platform...?
Apr 11, 2016 17:53:36 GMT